User talk:Hammersoft

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File:Irina Feodorovna Sebrova.jpg[edit]

Hi Hammersoft. First of all, Happy New Year. I hope 2019 is a really good one for you in all things. Now, I'm wondering if you'd take a look at this edit. You previously tried to help this editor before; so, maybe you might be able to help sort things out again. I'm pretty sure that this change, now makes the file non-free (User talk:PlanespotterA320#Non-free rationale for File:Irina Feodorovna Sebrova.jpg) and means it now fails WP:NFCC#1 because of File:I. Sebrova, Komsomolskaya Pravda.png. If that's incorrect, please advise on how best to proceed. This kinda reminds me of Template:PD-Australia; I can't, however, find an equivalent license for content claiming to be "PD-Russia", but not "PD-US". -- Marchjuly (talk) 21:41, 2 January 2019 (UTC)

Just to update that things appears to have sorted themselves out on their own at Planespotter's user talk. Still it's kinda an interesting to think about. What would the correct licensing of this image be? {{Non-free biog-pic}}? {{Non-free historic image}}? {{Not-PD-US-URAA}} or something else? -- Marchjuly (talk) 22:11, 2 January 2019 (UTC)
  • Sorry, I was without Internet access for a couple of days. It was, quite literally, fried. As in, lightning strike. Back up now. Of course, now the file is deleted :) --Hammersoft (talk) 17:00, 3 January 2019 (UTC)
  • No big deal. The uploader tagged the file per WP:G7. Basically, the file was licensed as {{PD-Russia}}. A few days ago, however, the uploader added a qualifier saying that the file wasn't PD in the United States. Since I've seen this done in some cases for photos using {{PD-Australia}}, I thought that not being PD in the US meant that the file now needed to be treated as non-free. The problem was that as non-free, it didn't meet NFCC#1, NFCC#10c and NFLISTS. All a moot point now I guess. -- Marchjuly (talk) 00:25, 4 January 2019 (UTC)

Articles for creation[edit]

Hammersoft, I would like to point out that I haven't submitted any of these articles for creation at this point. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Kkuchnir (talkcontribs)

  • @Kkuchnir: I understand that, but the articles I tagged would very likely not pass an articles for deletion discussion. Please read through the WP:NGRIDIRON guideline. If you have questions, let me know. Thanks, --Hammersoft (talk) 00:59, 13 January 2019 (UTC)

Infineon AURIX™ listed at Redirects for discussion[edit]


An editor has asked for a discussion to address the redirect Infineon AURIX™. Since you had some involvement with the Infineon AURIX™ redirect, you might want to participate in the redirect discussion if you have not already done so. UnitedStatesian (talk) 15:08, 25 January 2019 (UTC)

  • @UnitedStatesian: Thanks for the notification. The discussion was open for 17 minutes :) I would have agreed with all the deletions anyway. If I were an admin, I would have deleted that redirect as problematic myself. I probably should have listed it for deletion when I moved it away from the "tm" bit. But, it's been six years since then; don't know what I was doing or thinking. I've slept since then :) --Hammersoft (talk) 17:15, 25 January 2019 (UTC)
  • @Hammersoft:. Yeah, of course I didn't know the admin would come and delete them all so quickly. Glad you have slept! UnitedStatesian (talk) 17:29, 25 January 2019 (UTC)


It’s ok he got my permission Wwepro126 (talk) 21:24, 25 January 2019 (UTC)

  • Whether he has your permission or not, signing statements he made using your signature is not acceptable. --Hammersoft (talk) 21:25, 25 January 2019 (UTC)

Noookio Wwepro126 (talk) 21:27, 25 January 2019 (UTC)


Hi Hammersoft The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association redesigned their logo. It just happens to be 126 x 126, the same exact size as their previous one. I tried to upload it to the same file. It's all mixed up in there and can't tell the two files apart. So I created a new file, and there even seems to be some confused association between the two. A robot just came by to say it will remove one of the versions in there. What I really need is the old file deleted if you would?

This is the old one, where it's a bucking horse and rider with the acronym below.


Just fyi this is the new one. It looks like a shield.


Thanks much, dawnleelynn(talk) 22:39, 25 January 2019 (UTC)

  • @Dawnleelynn: Hi. I can't delete the old one as I am not an administrator. However, I have tagged it for speedy deletion under the WP:CSD#F1 speedy deletion criteria. You don't need to do anything further on your part. An administrator will come along and delete it in good time. --Hammersoft (talk) 03:12, 26 January 2019 (UTC)
    • Thank you so much, that works. I should have thought of that, as I have done that in Commons. Anyway much appreciated. Have a great weekend. dawnleelynn(talk) 04:14, 26 January 2019 (UTC)

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